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Sarah Paliln for RNC Chair Chatter
TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 07/05/2010 | Stacy Drake

Posted on 07/05/2010 6:53:07 AM PDT by Patriot1259

After news hit that Michael Steele had ‘stepped in it,’ in regards to comments he made about the war in Afghanistan, many are calling on him to resign his post as the Republican National Committee Chairman.

Personally, I take exception to what Mr. Steele said that has landed him in so much hot water. He tried to write off Afghanistan as another one of Obama’s failure’s. He said, “has he not understood that, you know, that’s the one thing you don’t do, is engage in a land war in Afghanistan? Everyone who has tried, over 1,000 years of history, has failed.“

That war is far from over and it did not start on Obama’s watch. I do not think it is productive to try to score political points off the backs of our men and women in the military, the same way the left did under Bush. The goal is to win in Afghanistan, and to win as a nation regardless of who is occupying the White House at the time....

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KEYWORDS: dirtytrickromney; michaelsteele; operationleper; republicans; rnc; romney; romneyantipalin; sarahpalin
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1 posted on 07/05/2010 6:53:12 AM PDT by Patriot1259
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To: Patriot1259

I would approve of Sarah being the RNC hair.


2 posted on 07/05/2010 6:54:01 AM PDT by devane617 (VOTE THEM OUT! ALL OF THEM!)
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To: devane617

hair = Chair


3 posted on 07/05/2010 6:54:26 AM PDT by devane617 (VOTE THEM OUT! ALL OF THEM!)
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To: Patriot1259

Steele knew he was on the way out - he just expedited the process. This is a deliberate ‘stepping in it’.


4 posted on 07/05/2010 6:55:20 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Patriot1259

The RNC chair is not a path to the Oval Office.


5 posted on 07/05/2010 6:56:26 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur (Abraham Lincoln: For when it happened too long ago to blame on George W. Bush)
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To: Patriot1259

Personally, I don’t want Gov. Palin tarred with the brush of being officially a Republican Party official. I like her level of TEA Party INDEPENDENCE.

Currently she doesn’t have to toe the line, and I don’t want her tainted by the RINOs.

I think she has more power and positive influence on the outside than she would on the inside.


6 posted on 07/05/2010 6:56:58 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur)
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To: Patriot1259

That could actually be a good place for her. It would certainly improve the fund raising aspect, and bring back those of us in the “I’m never giving another dime to you idiots” crowd. It would prompt the left to make even more unhinged attacks and further expose themselves. It would get her on the Sunday shows in an official role, where she would chew up and spit out her counterpart. It would rid us of the moron Steele. It would make all our lives more interesting...


7 posted on 07/05/2010 6:58:36 AM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Patriot1259

That is the problem today, GOP lets people like Steele stay and say the things he does, denigrating his own party. It shows Repulicans for the cowards they are. They don’t stand for anything. How can they stand up to this frightful, huge socialist machine if they can’t even stand up to their own party leader. We have got to start standing up and not putting up.


8 posted on 07/05/2010 6:59:16 AM PDT by abigail2
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To: Non-Sequitur
The RNC chair is not a path to the Oval Office.

What's your point?

9 posted on 07/05/2010 6:59:40 AM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Patriot1259
The path to rescue this country (if such a path exists) is outside of the established order. No RNC chair can help us. If Palin tries that (and I don't think she will) she will become associated with country club Republicans, establishment elites, she will be "all about the money" and she will be a bureaucrat, not a leader.

She's smart enough to avoid this.

10 posted on 07/05/2010 7:00:24 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: Patriot1259

I dont think she’d take the job.


11 posted on 07/05/2010 7:01:06 AM PDT by freespirited (There are a lot of bad Republicans but there are no good Democrats.--Ann Coulter)
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To: AD from SpringBay
This is a deliberate ‘stepping in it’.

He could have found a SMARTER way to do it...his kind of stupid can't be fixed!

12 posted on 07/05/2010 7:03:36 AM PDT by lonestar (Barry is furious the big spill wasn't caused by EXXON...would have nationalized it by now.)
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To: Non-Sequitur
The RNC chair is not a path to the Oval Office.

IIRC, GHWB was RNC chair...early on.

13 posted on 07/05/2010 7:05:08 AM PDT by lonestar (Barry is furious the big spill wasn't caused by EXXON...would have nationalized it by now.)
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To: AD from SpringBay

I don’t think it was deliberate. Steele is an AA hack, not qualified, and let slip the fact that he does not reason out what he says very well. Either that, or he is another mole that has co-opted a leadership position in the GOP.

The actual idea he expressed is a common democrat/leftist/defeatist talking point. Nothing the man does benefits the GOP, just as nothing Obama does benefits the USA.

Steele is worse than useless.


14 posted on 07/05/2010 7:07:07 AM PDT by ecomcon
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To: Minn
I agree.
Palin might be just the person to provide the superior vision we need to knock back Obama and company.
November is looming. So far, I haven't heard anything from Steele in this regard.
15 posted on 07/05/2010 7:07:33 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Patriot1259

“Sarah Paliln for RNC Chair Chatter”

I prefer Sarah Plain.


16 posted on 07/05/2010 7:08:41 AM PDT by Grunthor (I like you but when the zombies chase us, I'm tripping you.)
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To: Patriot1259

I think Liz Cheney would be excellent...she’s smart, informed, and has excellent verbal skills....and the Dems hate her because of her name!


17 posted on 07/05/2010 7:08:51 AM PDT by lonestar (Barry is furious the big spill wasn't caused by EXXON...would have nationalized it by now.)
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To: AD from SpringBay
Steele knew he was on the way out - he just expedited the process. This is a deliberate ‘stepping in it’.

You're giving him way too much credit.
18 posted on 07/05/2010 7:11:00 AM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Minn
It would certainly improve the fund raising aspect, and bring back those of us in the “I’m never giving another dime to you idiots” crowd.

Why? Just because the RNC would now have an effective chair, that doesn't mean things would change much as far as the party hacks go. We'd still have the same RINO politicians. All this would do would effectively bottle her up from future aspirations. And I still wouldn't give to the RNC. I don't give because of who's in charge. I give because of who they support for nominations.

19 posted on 07/05/2010 7:11:00 AM PDT by bcsco (First there was Slick Willie. Now there's "Oil Slick" Barry...)
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To: Patriot1259

John Bolton


20 posted on 07/05/2010 7:11:29 AM PDT by ventanax5
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To: Patriot1259

At first thought I thought “NO WAY”. But this is turning out to be a very good debate. Staying tuned to this thread.


21 posted on 07/05/2010 7:11:39 AM PDT by LiberConservative
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To: Blueflag

“Personally, I don’t want Gov. Palin tarred with the brush of being officially a Republican Party official. I like her level of TEA Party INDEPENDENCE.

Currently she doesn’t have to toe the line, and I don’t want her tainted by the RINOs.

I think she has more power and positive influence on the outside than she would on the inside.”

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Well said. The Republican Party, as it is, needs to die. The RNC needs to wither on the vine. Palin has redefined the conduits of influence for true Conservatives, apart from the stagnant losers and self-serving traitors in the Republican Party. She should not limit herself to the RNC.

The coming generation of candidates may, in the interim, and of necessity, call themselves Republicans, but that should be only temporarily in order to flush out the RINO’s.

I for one am going to target my donations to truly Conservative candidates. But not one dime is going to any blanket “Republican” organizations.


22 posted on 07/05/2010 7:12:36 AM PDT by Eccl 10:2 (Pray for the peace of Jerusalem - Ps 122:6)
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To: Patriot1259
No. She's too Rogue and that's why we love her!
23 posted on 07/05/2010 7:15:20 AM PDT by McGruff (How's that Hopey Changey thingy workin for ya?)
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To: Patriot1259

DUH, I’ve been shouting this ever since Mikey wouldn’t respond to my many many many emails about issues.

And then when the RNC paid for porn . . . an HONORABLE man would have resigned then.

Sarah Palin would bring the GOP back to its common sense basics and she will galvanize voters for a huge November Republican vote.

Mikey Steele is unable to do much of anything except write a book on RNC time and then go out and promote it also on RNC time.

Sarah Palin writes a book and it’s a best seller before it’s even available from the printer.

The RNC holds the power to succeed or become obsolete and they can succeed with Palin or become obsolete with Steele.


24 posted on 07/05/2010 7:16:14 AM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (SPEAK UP REPUBLICANS, WE CAN'T HEAR YOU YET! IMPEACH OBAMA!)
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To: Patriot1259
The left will push this hard, as they know being RNC chair will sideline Sarah and remove any viable competition obama might have in 2012.

It's another dirty, liberal trick...just like when they picked McCain as the GOP Candidate for 2008...the weakest candidate of the lot.

Of course, the left's "steno pool"...the MSM...will be all for it.

The truth is, Sarah is already doing the job that Steele should have been doing in promoting conservatism and fighting against the progressives march to socialism.

RNC Chair has become a figurehead, ceremonial platform, with no clout or influence over anything.

Whether Sarah runs for President, or not, she does the left a lot more good as a "free agent", unencumbered by the GOP RINO squad and Male EGO patrol. I think she will see that and remain free and independent of their control.

We don't want another president that is "controlled" by any one group or entity, i.e. unions, party, or the George Soros of the world.


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25 posted on 07/05/2010 7:18:54 AM PDT by FrankR ( If we don't stand up to tyranny, the tyrants win, and we're enslaved.)
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To: lonestar
IIRC, GHWB was RNC chair...early on.

So was Bob Dole. So where Clayton Yeutter, Lee Atwater, Mary Louise Smith, Haney Barbour, Marc Racicot, Jim Nicholson, and a whole host of others. None has used the RNC chairmanship as a springboard to the presidency.

26 posted on 07/05/2010 7:19:40 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur (Abraham Lincoln: For when it happened too long ago to blame on George W. Bush)
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To: Minn
What's your point?

That Palin would be a fool to take a dead-end spot as RNC chairman if she is really planning on running for the Presidency.

27 posted on 07/05/2010 7:20:57 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur (Abraham Lincoln: For when it happened too long ago to blame on George W. Bush)
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LIZ CHENEY WOULD BE A GREAT CHOICE TOO.

If Sarah Palin’s not interested, Liz is also a great choice.

I’m afraid a MAN in any leadership position has too much FEAR to stand up and speak out.

Why is that, guys? DeMint, Pence, they speak up and then they are quiet for weeks and months. What gives?


28 posted on 07/05/2010 7:21:29 AM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (SPEAK UP REPUBLICANS, WE CAN'T HEAR YOU YET! IMPEACH OBAMA!)
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To: Vision

I think the whole thing was scripted - and Steele is smart enough to do what his handlers tell him to do. We’ll see if the RINOs give us another RINO mouthpiece or a Conservative. This might be their attempt to curtail Palin by having her in their organization and so she has to say the party line.


29 posted on 07/05/2010 7:23:45 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
Palin might be just the person to provide the superior vision we need to knock back Obama and company.

Palin has been building up a supply of political chips by going around the country, picking and choosing which Republican to choose in primaries. That would have to end if she took the RNC chairmanship. She would have to remain neutral on primaries, and certainly couldn't jump in and support a third party candidate like she did with Hoffman in the NY 23rd.

30 posted on 07/05/2010 7:29:09 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur (Abraham Lincoln: For when it happened too long ago to blame on George W. Bush)
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To: AD from SpringBay
Steele knew he was on the way out - he just expedited the process. This is a deliberate ‘stepping in it’.

Makes sense to me, although I don't think he's got the intelligence to think of it himself - more likely it came from whoever offers him a job post-November, especially if the Democrats retain the House and Senate.

31 posted on 07/05/2010 7:29:39 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy inas whatever room he walks into.)
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To: Patriot1259

(RINO RNC leaders conference)

“Let’s get Palin out of the way, so our next presidential candidate can be (drumroll) Lindsay Graham!

(Uh, no?) “Well, how about Susan Collins? Judd Gregg? Joseph Cao? Maybe we can convince John McCain to run again!”

(Uh, no?) “Arlen Specter? He would switch back for power! Maybe if Harry Reid is voted out, we can run him as a Republican?”

“Remember, the ONE THING we cannot have is a conservative! It would be AWFUL! They call us names and give us wedgies!”


32 posted on 07/05/2010 7:31:08 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...
RNC Chair(wo)man meaning "don't make her the 2012 nominee".
33 posted on 07/05/2010 7:32:55 AM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: Non-Sequitur

The RNC needs someone with vision. Quick.


34 posted on 07/05/2010 7:33:43 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Non-Sequitur

I like Ken Blackwell or Duncan Hunter for the GOP chairmanship.


35 posted on 07/05/2010 7:35:40 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Patriot1259

How about Liz Cheney as RNC Chair? That would be awesome!!


36 posted on 07/05/2010 7:43:23 AM PDT by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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Liz Cheney would be an excellent choice. She's smart, articulate and not afraid to call out Dims for their stupidity. Ken Blackwell would be another good choice. Sarah Palin is much more valuable right where she is, doing what she does.
37 posted on 07/05/2010 7:47:40 AM PDT by JPG (Mr. Gore, or is it Mr. Stone or Mr. Woody? Whatever, you're under arrest.)
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To: AD from SpringBay

“Steele knew he was on the way out - he just expedited the process. This is a deliberate ‘stepping in it’.”

I have been thinking the same thing.

But, I am also thinking that the RNC convinced him to make such an “error” to allow Steele to be removed without the Dims being able to allege that he was removed because he was a Black man and to “prove” that the RNC is racist, since the libs and Dims look at Steele as an Uncle Tom.


38 posted on 07/05/2010 7:56:09 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: lonestar

I would much rather see Liz than Sarah as RNC chair...


39 posted on 07/05/2010 7:58:05 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: devane617

I see no reason why Sarah should take a demotion.


40 posted on 07/05/2010 8:01:55 AM PDT by tioga
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To: who knows what evil?

Liz would be excellent!


41 posted on 07/05/2010 8:02:54 AM PDT by tioga
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To: Patriot1259

The problem is Palin has to many prior commitments lined up already. Palin still has to film her Alaskan series and wrote her next book. Then by the end of August Palin hit the road again with speeches and gear up for the election season. By the end of November her book will be out and another book tour will commences.

So I would say Palin has a full plate right now.


42 posted on 07/05/2010 8:04:57 AM PDT by Clyde5445 (Gov. Sarah Palin: :"You have to sacrifice to win. That's my philosophy in 6 words.")
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To: Patriot1259

I agree with another Freeper’s suggestion - Lynne Cheney would make a spectacular GOP Chair.


43 posted on 07/05/2010 8:04:58 AM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: Patriot1259

Sarah needs to be named as the RNC chair.

It would give her the chance to travel to all 50 states and meet and “adjust” the party machine to her liking. The exposure would be great and the RNC would pay for it all.

As the 2012 election deadlines approach, she could assess her chances and either stay as RNC chair or run.

This would be a great way to see how she plays on the national stage over an extended period and with real issues to debate. I doubt if she could learn as much about the issues in any other role. She could also do a lot to connect the RNC to the middle class.


44 posted on 07/05/2010 8:23:57 AM PDT by Andy from Chapel Hill
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To: Hoodat

Lynne Cheney would probably do a better job than Sarah, but her last name would keep the “Bush’s and Cheney’s fault” mantra alive through the election.

Sarah could blame everything on Obama/Reid/Pelosi and focus the electorate.


45 posted on 07/05/2010 8:35:59 AM PDT by Andy from Chapel Hill
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To: Patriot1259

Liz Cheney would be perfect for a number of reasons. She’s articulate, bright and we are having the year of the Conservative Woman.


46 posted on 07/05/2010 8:36:45 AM PDT by bray (Did Rush say Complete Failure?)
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To: COBOL2Java

I envision Steele seguing right into the Colin Powell role: 20 years of guest TV appearances offering political commentary with ‘gravitas’ as a former RNC chairman now feeling compelled to criticize his party gone too far right.


47 posted on 07/05/2010 8:40:24 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Patriot1259

Why the heck would Sarah Palin NEED to be the RNC chair?

She already has more influence on the conservative movement - and if they choose to comply, the Republican Party - WITHOUT the position.


48 posted on 07/05/2010 8:50:08 AM PDT by Christian4Bush (Mike/Chris Wallace: Did you give in? Palin: "HELL NO!" 120 days til the midterms, if they're held..)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
The RNC needs someone with vision. Quick.

True. But if that person is to be Sarah Palin then it will be at the expense of her presidential aspirations.

49 posted on 07/05/2010 8:54:37 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur (Abraham Lincoln: For when it happened too long ago to blame on George W. Bush)
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To: Non-Sequitur

I’m a Sarah fan. I do think she could do with a little more seasoning. The RNC might be right for a short term gig.


50 posted on 07/05/2010 8:59:23 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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